Archive for 'Basketball'

T.C. Williams boys basketball continues hot streak with win over South County

T.C. Williams boys basketball continues hot streak with win over South County

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) With just 3.8 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, senior guard Tavaris James stood at the free throw line for two shots with the T.C. Williams boys basketball team up 61-60 [...]

Episcopal girls basketball try to keep up the pace after six straight wins

Episcopal girls basketball try to keep up the pace after six straight wins

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The early part of the season was tough for the Episcopal girls basketball team, which suffered a number of tough losses against strong opponents. But it was intentional scheduling on the [...]

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes triumph over Episcopal in local rivalry clash

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes triumph over Episcopal in local rivalry clash

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) At the final buzzer of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes’ 55-49 boys basketball win over local rivals Episcopal January 16, Saints junior guard Myles Lewis was mobbed by his teammates as [...]

Bishop Ireton boys basketball nearly upsets H.D. Woodson

Bishop Ireton boys basketball nearly upsets H.D. Woodson

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) For four quarters and one period of overtime on January 2, the Bishop Ireton boys basketball team stayed well within striking distance of the undefeated and highly regarded D.C. powerhouse H.D. [...]

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes kick off boys basketball season with Sleepy Thompson tournament

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes kick off boys basketball season with Sleepy Thompson tournament

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Not every team has its first basket of its first game of the new season celebrated by its fans throwing toilet rolls onto the court and storming on after them, but [...]

Re-tooled Bishop Ireton girls basketball team relishes new status

Re-tooled Bishop Ireton girls basketball team relishes new status

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Last year, the Bishop Ireton girls basketball team had few expectations, but finished with 15 wins — the most for the program since the school became co-ed in 1990 — and [...]

Episcopal boys return to the basketball court with Sidwell Friends scrimmage

Episcopal boys return to the basketball court with Sidwell Friends scrimmage

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) After three days of practice and tryouts, the Episcopal boys basketball team returned to the court November 19 for a scrimmage with Sidwell Friends to get up to speed ahead of [...]

Despite losing star player, Episcopal enjoy successful year on court

Despite losing star player, Episcopal enjoy successful year on court

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Even in a team sport like basketball, it can be tough to replace a star player. Episcopal’s girls team discovered that first hand this season as they sought to fill the [...]

Ireton girls basketball moving in right direction under new coach Harris

Ireton girls basketball moving in right direction under new coach Harris

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) It is often said that a team learns more about itself in defeat than in victory, so Bishop Ireton’s 69-45 defeat at home to St. Mary’s Ryken in girls basketball certainly [...]

Titans boys’ win streak at six after West Potomac Victory

Titans boys’ win streak at six after West Potomac Victory

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) These are exciting times to be in and around the T.C. Williams boys basketball team. Having begun the year 1-4 under new head coach Bryan Hill, the Titans have been on [...]